Deep Green Ukraine team received a grant under the “Open Data Challenge”

Acquirer: Ministry of Digital Transformation of Ukraine in partnership with the USAID / UK aid project “Transparency and Accountability in Public Management and Services / TAPAS”, Eastern Europe Foundation and 1991 Open Data Incubator

Organisations: Space Research Institute NAS Ukraine and SSA Ukraine (Department of Space Information Technologies and Systems), “Government Monitoring Center”(Kyiv), “Forest Initiatives and Society – LIiS – ForestCom”(Lviv)

Project leader from institute: Leonid Shumilo

Duration: 2020 – 2021

About the project:

The project aims to implement a monitoring system of the illegal deforestation presence based on open data from the State Agency of Forest Resources of Ukraine, the State Land Cadastre and satellite data.

The project was created to preserve forests and, in particular, aims to improve the quality of Sustainable Development Goals – SDG-15 “Life on Land”. The methodology for creating a monitoring system has been developed within the framework of international projects, such as: World Bank “Supporting Transparent Land Governance in Ukraine” and “SMURBS ERA-PLANET” (EU research and innovation programs “Horizon 2020»).


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